(1897 - 1976)
Jacobine (Phyllis) Jones was active/lived in Ontario, New York / Canada, England. Jacobine Jones is known for animal sculpture, bas relief, teaching.
Biography Jacobine Jones
Jacobine Jones was born in 1897 in England to a Danish mother and English father. She was encouraged from the start to develop her talent and interests in art. In her twenties she traveled throughout Europe, studied, and sculpted. In 1925 after her mother's death, she settled down to sculpt and attended the Regent Street Polytechnic studying under Harold Brownsword.
During this time her Saint Joan and Black Cavalry sculptures were accepted for exhibition at the National Academy. In 1931 she won the Robert Mitchell Medal for Art. She worked in both modeling and direct carving, creating many works in stone.
In 1932 she travelled to Canada and then made the move permanent. Within two years in Canada she had
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